Cape Cultural Center Plans Poetry Contest

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The staff and trustees of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod are inviting submissions to its first annual national and regional poetry competitions.

Bill Delahunt, State Leaders Join Forces On Biofuel Initiative; Puts Mass. In Forefront

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Congressman William D. Delahunt has partnered with state leaders on a groundbreaking initiative to promote the development and use of biofuel in Massachusetts.

House Vote On Bush Veto Aids Local Dredging Plans

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On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to override President George W, Bush’s veto of the Water Resources Development Act by an overwhelming bipartisan count of 361 to 54.

Turkington Sets Priorities For Home Insurance

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With a report from the special legislative commission on homeowners’ insurance slated for release later this month, State Representative Eric T. Turkington (D - Falmouth), is hoping to push the final list of recommendations in a direction that would benefit Cape homeowners.

Housing Market Drives Population Changes, Economy

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Vacation properties and second homes have accounted for more than half of the single-family home sales market on Cape Cod in 2007, while first-time homebuyers and families with children at home created only a small portion of the housing market, according to the results of an October survey of local realtors.